• Creator
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • Created Date
  • 4-11-00
  • Description
  • Report by Abraham Lincoln from the Committee on Finance read on January 17, 1839 during the 11th Assembly of the Illinois House of Representatives. Mr. Lincoln recommended a proposal to purchase all unappropriated government lands within the state. For the full text of this imprint as taken from the Journal of the Illinois House of Representatives, see The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, I, 135-38. . This is not a landmark Lincoln item but... more
    Report by Abraham Lincoln from the Committee on Finance read on January 17, 1839 during the 11th Assembly of the Illinois House of Representatives. Mr. Lincoln recommended a proposal to purchase all unappropriated government lands within the state. For the full text of this imprint as taken from the Journal of the Illinois House of Representatives, see The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, I, 135-38. . This is not a landmark Lincoln item but acquires its interest among Lincoln collectors because it is "Monaghan 1," the first imprint listed in Jay Monaghan, comp., Lincoln Bibliography, 1839-1939, 2 vols. (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1943-45), the standard work. Government in Illinois. 14 Political systems; 16 History; 17 Geography. less
  • Format
  • Lincolnpubliclands.jpg